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Multiple Intelligences Theory

  • By: Lynn Waterhouse
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Multiple intelligences theory was proposed by psychologist Howard Gardner in 1983 to oppose the narrow meritocracy of g, or general intelligence, and to reflect evidence for the possible brain basis of content-specific information processing. Gardner argued that ...